Quite dry and woody, with old-school dill and sawdust aromas. The palate also runs dry and mature, but only at first. Later red fruit, vanilla, mocha and leathery accents come up and make themselves noticed. More traditional in style as it steers clear of any overt richness and weight.
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Spanish and South American Editor
Reviews wines from Argentina, Chile and Spain.
Michael Schachner is a New York-based journalist specializing in wine, food and travel. His articles appear regularly in Wine Enthusiast,
where he is a longstanding contributing editor responsible for South America and Spain. Schachner reviews more than 2,000 wines annually for WE
and regularly travels to Chile, Argentina and Spain to keep abreast of the constantly changing global wine map.